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Academic Calendar

2013—2014 School Year | PDF version | YALE LAW SCHOOL

FALL TERM

2 Sept. Mon. Labor Day. Orientation for new J.D. students begins, 4 p.m.
3 Sept. Tues. Orientation for graduate students begins.
3 Sept. Tues. Registration for all new students. First-term small groups meet.
4 -6 Sept. Wed. - Fri Orientation continues.
9 Sept. Mon. Registration for returning students.
9 Sept. Mon. Fall term begins, 8:10 a.m. Classes begin, 8:10 a.m.
10 Sept. Tues. Add/drop period begins, 8:30 a.m.
17 Sept. Tues. Add/drop period closes, 4:30 p.m.
10 Oct. Thurs. Fall recess begins, 6 p.m.
11 Oct. Fri. No classes will meet.
14 Oct. Mon. No classes will meet.
15 Oct. Tues. Classes resume, 8:10 a.m.
22 Nov. Fri. Thanksgiving recess begins, 6 p.m.
2 Dec. Mon. Classes resume, 8:10 a.m.
17 Dec. Tues. Only Friday classes will meet.
17 Dec. Tues. Classes end; winter recess begins, 6 p.m.

2014

6 Jan. Mon. Recess ends; examination period begins, 9 a.m.
16 Jan. Thurs. Examination period ends; fall term ends, 5:00 p.m.

SPRING TERM

20 Jan. Mon. Martin Luther King Holiday; no classes.
21 Jan. Tues. Spring term begins, 8:10 a.m.; registration for all students.
Classes begin, 8:10 a.m.
22 Jan. Wed. Add/drop period begins, 8:30 a.m.
29 Jan. Wed. Add/drop period closes, 4:30 p.m.
14 Mar. Fri. Spring recess begins, 6 p.m.
24 Mar. Mon. Spring recess ends; classes resume, 8:10 a.m.
28 Apr. Mon. Classes end.
5 May Mon. Examination period begins, 9 a.m.
12 May Mon. Scheduled examinations end, 5 p.m.
15 May Thurs. Self-scheduled examinations end, 5 p.m.
16 May Fri. Rescheduled examinations end; spring term ends, 5 p.m.
19 May Mon. UNIVERSITY COMMENCEMENT
28 May Wed. Degrees voted by faculty.

**
Labor Day is on September 2, 2013.
Rosh Hashanah is on September 5-6, 2013 (beginning at sundown on September 4).
Yom Kippur is on September 14, 2013 (beginning at sundown on September 13).

** YLS Alumni Weekend is October 4-6, 2013.